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Phascolestes Owen 1871 (mammal)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes - Dryolestidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39902

Full reference: R. Owen. 1871. Fossil Mammalia of the Mesozoic formations. Palaeontographical Society Monographs 24(110):1-115

Parent taxon: Dryolestidae according to Z. Kielan-Jaworowska et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Amblotherium, Anthracolestes, Comotherium, Dryolestes, Dryolestes obtusus, Groebertherium, Guimarotodus, Henkelotherium, Herpetairus, Herpetarius, Krebsotherium, Lakotalestes, Laolestes, Peraspalax, Portopinheirodon

Subtaxa: Phascolestes dubius, Phascolestes mustelula

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Type: Amblotherium mustelula

Ecology: scansorial insectivore